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a christmas carol. i mean, someone. why? are they that bitter against religion? is that what it is? did they have a bad experience with organized religion? is it bitterness? >> well, i don't want to psycho analyze atheist activists who do prioritize that, but what i will say is that i think that the separation of church and state is in place to insure that the government does not privilege one religion over any other. it does not endorse any one religion over any other. so, my feeling on christmas displays in public spaces, in public schools is that if those are there, there should be displays for many different religions and many nonreligious -- >> i don't think many people have a beef with that. i don't think -- not in my crew. >> no -- >> nobody has a beef with that. >> i would hope not, yeah. yeah, exactly. >> i mean, we don't like, we don't like -- >> i mean, look -- >> i have to amend this. there are two things that have come up, one in the capital of washington state, in olympia. there were some atheist groups who said if you have a christmas tree, i'm going to put up an obnoxiou
the government because to them it might feel like the government is picking a religion and it's not theirs. >> well, there's things we can do about that to i guess lessen that offense. we can do that in the personal life. in my family we have the menorah out through december on our cich en take. i want to teach my children about the jewish faith. >> jon: quick word to the palin kids, while i appreciate the gesture, jews don't actually just leave a menorah out for the month of december. [cheers and applause] like a knickknack in a curio case. goes in the window and only put it there for eight days. palin kids this is not a menorah. now, there's got to be someone who can defend christmas with a little more authority. over the years we've taken on the role of protecting the federal holiday of christmas. >> jon: even though it's in in any way threatened. i'll bite. tell me why this year it's especially egregious to use the phrase happy holidays. >> what is interesting this year is hanukkah is over on thursday so there are no more holidays between then and christmas day. >> jon: damn you, o'rei
. that was our religion to a certain extent. >> that was your religion. >> yeah. so now suddenly i had different interests and was moving in another direction. not that there was a falling out or they were mean to me or anything, just we started being interested in different things. >> as you went public with your beliefs, what was the reaction of your family? >> they were not very happy about it. i come from a very intellectual family, very liberal family that's, you know, my parents are professors, and they thought it was extremely odd and didn't like it very much. i remember tell mig mother i'm going to a bible study and she said, okay, and then she said, well, that's good, that's a nice education, you know, for literature and things like that. and i said, no, i believe it. and she sort of said, okay. >> the reactions to your piece and whether it surprised you. >> very positive. yeah, i was surprised. i got so many e-mails. i even heard from some of my friends who are atheists who were interested in it and appreciated it and were inspired by it. so, yeah, i was really welcome and a nice respo
of catholic charities, the charity work that our religion and other religions, it's a common goal to help poor and sick people. most of the religious in our countries today run hospitals, orphanages. and the idea that we have too much inequality out there, saying capitalism is okay, being rich is fine, but you have to focus on the people that don't have a piece of the action. it's not like he was running the creed here at all. >> he was talking about the idolatry of money, which i thought was a wonderful line. he talked about the globalization of indifference. this is what you want with the whole world catholic or not. somebody that gets them to think about fundamental issues and that returns them to the kinds of things that jesus did say, you know, according to catholicism. so this is at the heart of modern ultra conservatism as represented be rush limbaugh. he said that the real evil is indifference as you just said so well. we'll be right back after this. >>> let me finish tonight with this, peek always ask me who i . for aveeno® positively radiant face moisturizer. [ female announcer ] on
by suppressing the freedom of religion. first of all, students theoretically have the same constitutional rights as the rest of us. that includes the freedom of speech and the free exercise of religion. this girl's not trying to have somebody celebrate mass in the hallway of the school. she's simply passing out literature saying if you'd like to talk about jesus or if you'd like to talk about the bible i'm happy to meet with you at another time and at another place. schools can restrain speech if the speech is disruptive. but when the speech is not disruptive and when it's especially protected in the constitution, like speech about religion or speech about nonreligion, they cannot interfere. >> here's the problem. the school has got a policy, and we got a statement from the school, quote, the distribution of any religious material is prohibited on school ground or in any attendance facility before, during or after the school day or school activity. so you say they've got that rule but that doesn't fly? >> that rule is unconstitutional unless they can show that the mere distribution of this lit l
reviewed. t all the secular folks just hammered it what's this religion at christmas time? it really is as you talked about. really not a war on christmas. it's a war on people of faith. >> that's right. >> this is a great little movie. it's wonderful for the people at christmas time. i really encourage people to see it. if you want to have it movie available for families at christmas, go out and see it this week. >> so it's christmas candle.com. >> the christmas candle.com. >> all right, senator, we appreciate it merry christmas to you. if you are mad as hell about something, we' put it on the air. we have got some very lively letters this evening. and then ms. megyn kelly on why she is so passionate about obama mayorca. al organized crime apparently moving into the legalized marijuana industry. we he hope you stay tuned to >>> mad as hell segment tonight where you guys sound off. we have five interesting letters. and here here to help us out with us gretchen carlson how you see at 2:00 p.m. every day. goodo see you. >> good to see you. >> no one else has ever said it's great to see
where they are from, no matter their race or religion, nelson mandela's name will be among them. >> nelson mandela did not pretend to be a saint and the coverage has taken note of some of his mistakes but and he was symbol, a courageous are moral leader, the coverage can barely convey. >> everyone prize themselves on scoring points for one side or another. it was nice to see a story for once where the "new york post," "new york times," mother jones everyone was in agreement that we lost a great man. that was refreshing. >> there's been a little bit of point scoring. "huffington post" put up how right let nelson mandela down. but there does seem to be an absence of cynicism and everybody feeling like we have witnessed the passing of a guy who spent 27 years in prison and came out to be a tremendous leader. >> can i just say, even on twitter, i think we're not used -- we forgot about the time when there was no snark and have a conversation and say he was a great person. it was interesting to see some of the old coverage dusted off, like this weekend interview with dick cheney he s
, their religion, nelson mandela's name will be among them. >> he did not pretend to be 10 saint. coverage has taken note mistakes but he was such a courageous moral leader and a symbol the coverage can barely convey his legacy. what struck you most about the continuing coverage leading up to this? >> it was refreshing we live in an age where everyone prides himself on scoring points for one side or another and the media is increasingly partisan and polarized and it was nice to see a story where new york post and "new york times" and mother jones believed the world left one of the greatest men ever. >> this is legitimate debate about apartheid in the 80's but there is an absence of cynicism and snarking and everyone feeling like we have witnessed the passing of a guy who spent 27 years in prison and came out to be a tremendous leader. >> even on twitter, we are not used to us, we have forgotten when there was no snark and quote have a conversation and say we are sad, he was great person and it was refreshing to see that. not just the old coverage dusted off like the interview with dick cheney
, it was wonderfully reviewed. yet all the secular folks just hammered it what's this religion at christmas time? it really is as you talked about. really not a war on christmas. it's a war on people of faith. >> that's right. >> this is a great little movie. it's wonderful for the people at christmas time. i really encourage people to see it. if you want to have it movie available for families at christmas, go out and see it this week. >> so it's christmas candle.com. >> the christmas candle.com. >> all right, senator, we appreciate it merry christmas to you. if you are mad as hell about something, we'll put it on the air. we have got some very lively letters this evening. and then ms. megyn kelly on why she is so passionate about obama mayorca. also organized crime apparently moving into the legalized marijuana industry. we he hope you stay tuned to those reports. [ male announcer ] campbell's homestyle. mmm! this is delicious katie. it's not bad for canned soup, right? pfft! [ laughs ] you nearly had us there. canned soup. [ male announcer ] they just might think it's homemade. try campbell's
who knows bit. father jonathan morris, fox news religion contributor. just in general, what is your gut reaction. >> you shouldn't have $557 worth of drinks otherwise, very skeptical. you know what? i think reaction against this pastor, we don't even need to say his name, who said, i give 10% to god, why do i have to give you 18%, that is not a very kind thing. maybe he had a bad day who knows, right? jenna: sure. >> the reaction is a very good one, it is a very good, kind, holy christian thing to do to actually decide i will give more than i have to, more than i'm requested of or what the social norms would tell me to do. doesn't have to be every time but i think it's a very good positive thing. i love to see people doing it. jenna: brings a good question at end of the year, when you look at chairman giving and wonder how you may donate. >> yeah. jenna: 10% mark that is out there and been there for a long time. >> right. jenna: how far above to go? are you still in good graces if you can't do the 10%? not everybody will be able to sit down and, they would love to tip somebody good
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